Fans of Wicked and Still Alice rejoice! Gregory Maguire is back and this time out he is tackling the tale of the Nutcracker. But brace yourself, this story isn't all hearts and flowers and sugarplum fairies.
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Most all of us grew up with fairy tales. But let’s be honest, these days we’re used to the homogenized Disney versions rather than the darker folk tales penned by the Brothers Grimm or even E. 691 more words
Thursday, November 2nd 2017
AT RISE: Driving kids to school, Mom is telling story of how once B.K. (Before Kids), Mom & Dad were finishing up a wonderful date sailing on the Charles River when they discovered their cell phones had been on an active call with each other the… 78 more words
(When I imagine telling my library origin story I’m in a bar; a disaster of some nature has happened and not only am I a librarian, I’m a hard drinking freedom fighter with scars and leather pants, meeting slightly dangerous men (in that classic romance novel sense), to carry out some covert task that would probably get me shot if I was ever caught. 1,146 more words
You guys use Twitter? Everyone have a Facebook account? Anyone ever hear of WordPress?
If you’re a writer of any sorts, or you’re like me and pretend to be one, you’ve rooted around your social media applications (or SMAs as the kids are calling them these days) for writers’ 319 more words